Spring 2018 Saturday Morning Workshop Series
Location: The Providence Public Library (Central Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence)
Cost & Space Limitations: Free but Limited to 25 Attendees & Pre-registration is required
Register: Contact Ann Poulos firstname.lastname@example.org (Please put “Attention: Ann P” in the subject line) or Call 401-455-8027
1-“Where do I begin?”
-Administrative & Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business (Ray Gorman)
This general overview of starting a business looks at all aspects beginning with the legal requirements and how to start a business that makes sense.
March 17, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm Register: https://tinyurl.com/beginbizPVD2
2- “Getting a plan together”
– Starting Your Business Plan (Bill Cunningham)
You need to put all the aspects of your plan for your business onto a written document. This becomes your blueprint to future success. Register: https://tinyurl.com/getaplanPVD2
March 24, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm
3-“Show me the money part 1”
-Taxes for the Small Business: (David Lucier)
Making a profit in today’s world requires planning for and minimizing your tax obligations. This can make the difference between showing a profit and breaking even.
March 31, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm Register: https://tinyurl.com/showmemoney1PVD2
4-“Show me the money part 2”
-Accounting for the Small Business: (David Lucier)
The number one reason for small business failure involves issues around finances. Come and learn what is needed to financially run a business today. Register: https://tinyurl.com/showmemoney2PVD2
April 7, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm
5-“Grow your book of business”
-Marketing for Start-ups and Established Businesses (Bob Salvas)
Local businesses today are competing both with local and non-local businesses for a share of the market. In order to not waste your valuable resources, you must learn the three most important areas to focus on.
April 14, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm Register: https://tinyurl.com/growbizPVD2
6-“It’s who THEY know that counts”
-the Art and Science of Power Networking (Bob Salvas)
Face-to-face networking can grow your business but it not just about showing up at events (though that is part of it). What you do when you are there and after you leave is where the rubber hits the road.
April 21, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm Register: https://tinyurl.com/powernetworkingPVD2
7- “The world is online”
-Effective Digital Marketing Strategies (Bob Salvas and David Englund)
Even a brick and mortar business today cannot realize its full potential if it does not have an online presence. This session discusses the basics of digital marketing, including social media, email marketing and websites.
April 28, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm. Register: https://tinyurl.com/worldonlinePVD2
8- “Where do I go?”
-Finding your resources (various speakers)
Knowing where to find the resources and tools as well as who to ask questions to and what to ask are the critical follow up steps to success. Register: https://tinyurl.com/wheretogoPVD2
May 5, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm
“I first attended Lucier Seminars when I started my own business 4 years ago. I now consider David Lucier to be my business advisor; he has helped to make my small business successful. Whether you are starting a new business or growing an existing one, Lucier Seminars will be valuable to you. Justin Capaldi, RI Web Design and SEO.
David J. Lucier CPA business adviser and founder/principal of Lucier CPA, Inc. has over 30 years of experience and has advised thousands of start-up and emerging small businesses like Texcel Industries, Inc..